Time For A French Kiss?

Meanwhile, across the pond…

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Drumstick.

More records.

Into The Wild Blue Yonder.

Ok, well there were some notable headlines to start the week…

Of Double-Downgrades, Booming GDP And Stocks That Are Priced To Perfection

…and all the commentary was accompanied by stock photos of people in hard hats making shit with screwdrivers.

‘Maybe Volatility Is The Answer.’

“All this combines to suggest a volatile fourth quarter. Year-end themes remain elusive.”

Still One Of My Favorite Trades

“This might seem trite, but the scariest thing in today’s market is currency strength. No one wants it. No one can afford it.”

Monday Bloody Monday.

There will be blood.

How Russian Bots Pushed AfD Voter Fraud Myth Before Germany’s Election

“Its activity profile is unusual.”

Angela Merkel Victorious, But Coalition Prospects, AfD Performance Raise Concerns

Leader of the free world.

Euro Falls After German Election Raises More Questions Than It Answers

“…most likely you will get some Swiss franc support on the back of those results.”

‘This Looks Less Market-Friendly Than Expected’: Will German Results Weigh On Euro?

To be sure, this looks like it will hit the euro in early trading. The single currency will likely knee-jerk lower against both the yen and the franc and you can expect to see a flight-to-safety bid in fixed income.

Monsters Under The Bed.

“To some extent the market’s resilience is justified; in other cases, however, it looks like a case of when rather than if potential shocks get priced in.”

Fasten Your Seat Belts: ‘A Melting Pot’ Of Risks

“Global political developments have kept us on our toes and will continue to do so through the fall and into next year. Investors should brace for a bumpy ride.”

Presenting: A Crazy Week In Charts

Ok, well this was an interesting week…

‘I Come Back To You Now’: Kolanovic Returns, Everyone Panics

“…at the turn of the tide.”